- Words: 1598
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: American History
- Paper #: 31880715
The name of Horace Mann is still known today, the first Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education, as he tried to make a practical education available to all, including recent immigrants, which he argued would be an important part of their socialization into the national culture (Browne, 2003, p.3).
Boston suffered a great deal during the Great Depression. "With the outbreak of War II, factories were retooled for the